History of Social Work

Topics: Poverty, Sociology, Social work Pages: 59 (18542 words) Published: July 27, 2012
S.Rengasamy
Madurai Institute of Social Sciences

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S.Rengasamy-History of Social Welfare / Social Work

Contents
History of Social Welfare/ Social Work ..........................................................................................................................3 The need to understand history of social work .............................................................................................................3 Framework to understand History of Social Welfare / Social Work ..............................................................................4 Understanding History through Historical Phases .......................................................................................................5 Photos of Walter Friedlander & Simon Patten 9who used the term social work first time) ....................................9 The Settlement House ............................................................................................................................................10 Understanding the History of Social Welfare from various Welfare Traditions .......................................................11 Social Work in historical perspective ......................................................................................................................11 2. Understanding the History of Social Welfare from various welfare Traditions ....................................................11 Three Social Welfare / Social Security Tradition ........................................................................................................11 The Poor Law tradition ...............................................................................................................................................11 Poor Law Tradition ..................................................................................................................................................12 The Poor Law Tradition ...............................................................................................................................................12 Work House Conditions .....................................................................................................................................14 Work Houses ......................................................................................................................................................14 Social Insurance Tradition ......................................................................................................................................14 Welfare Tradition ...................................................................................................................................................17 The Welfare State – ................................................................................................................................................17 The Welfare State Why did it all start? .................................................................................................................17 Three Social Security Strategies .................................................................................................................................18 The Social Assistance strategy originating in the Poor law tradition ..........................................................................18 Social Insurance Strategy ............................................................................................................................................18 Social Allowance Strategy ...........................................................................................................................................18 Founders of the Welfare State-Photo Album ............................................................................................................19 History of Social Welfare in USA...
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